Lacy L. Hall
ELKHART, IL - Lacy L. Hall, 96, passed away at 12:40 a.m., Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the Christian Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.
Lacy was born on Jan. 11, 1918, in Tyty, Ga., to Emry Talmadge and Ruby Lee Bryant Hall. He married Irene M. Greer on April 29, 1940, in Elkhart, Ill. She survives him.
Also surviving are two sons, Alan (Teresa) Hall of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Lacy (Sherry) Hall II of Elkhart, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Amanda Hall, Laura Hall, Sara Hall, Jessica (Sean) Stockman, Jennifer (Todd) Thomson, Megan (J.) Drake and Seth (Rachel) Hall; and 11 great-grandchildren, Lily, Amelia, Isaac, Aubrey, Adam, London, Payton, Nolan, Olson, Isabelle and Addison. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Lacy was a production manager at Sangamo Electric Co. in Springfield and was a master woodworker. He was a member of Elkhart Christian Church where he served as an elder for many years and was one of the founding trustees for Lincoln Bible Institute which is now Lincoln Christian University. He served in the U. S. Army, in the 45th (Thunderbird) Division, 157th Infantry Regiment, as a scout, during WWII and was a member of the Elkhart American Legion.
Services for Lacy will be Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Elkhart Christian Church with Mike Drake officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 4-7 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Burial will be in Elkhart Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be given to Elkhart Christian Church or Lincoln Christian Village Nursing Home.